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THE CHUMMY BOOK - NINTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Dorothy Russell; Constance Heward; Dixon Rutherford; et al. Illustrated by Peter Fraser; Honor C. Appleton; Hilda Cowham; Mabel Lucie Attwell; et al..
Stock no. 1318355
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Pictorial front cover shows black cat and white dog, blue spine with white titles and horse's head. First story is 'The Housing Problem'. 287 pages plus one page book list. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby. Small dent to top edge of rear cover. Vertical crease to rear cover. Endpapers browned. Heavy foxing to contents, mainly textblock and some other marks.
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JOSEPHINE'S BIRTHDAY
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2131086
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1931. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth spine. Beige boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Beautiful colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Erased inscription to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Marks to some page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with tears and chips; a little loss; grubby marks; pencil colour scribble to front flap.
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JOSEPHINE KEEPS HOUSE
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2131033
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Buff paper-covered boards with cream cloth spine. Colour onlay to front cover. 8 exquisite colour plates plus 16 b/w illustrations. 64 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks and wear to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins.
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THOSE MYSTERIOUS CHILDREN
Written by Dorothy Russell. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2131017
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1915. Almost very good condition.

Grey/blue cloth with gilt title to spine, dark blue title to front cover, which also has pictorial onlay. 5 colour plates. Spine is bumped and browned. Some marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and page browning. All plates present.
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JOSEPHINE KEEPS HOUSE
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2130344
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green pictorial boards. 8 coloured illustrations plus b/w drawings. 63 pages. 7 x 5.5". The Miniature Series. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges. Colour frontis is creased. Wrapper is grubby with some wrinkling; appears to have damp marking to verso.
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JOSEPHINE KEEPS HOUSE
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2128977
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Buff paper-covered boards with cream cloth spine. Colour onlay to front cover. 8 exquisite colour plates plus 16 b/w illustrations. 64 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of dents to cover edges. Stains to covers. Heavy foxing throughout. Some colouring.
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CHILDREN IN VERSE
Written by Thomas Burke. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2126520
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

50 songs of playful childhood. Lovely blue cloth with gilt titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 8 beautiful colour tipped in plates with captioned tissue guards. B/w text illustrations. 135 pages. Top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and cornes. Some fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. One plate is a bit creased. One page has a couple of large closed tears; now repaired with magic tape.
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THE JOSEPHINE DOLLY BOOK
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2126375
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1937. Almost very good condition.

Contains "Josephine's Happy Family", "Josephine, John and the Puppy" and "Josephine is Busy". Cream cloth spine, beige boards with pictorial onlay to front. Each story contains 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing, with a little surface paper lifting to some cover edges. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink and pencil to front endpaper. Foxing and page browning to some pages internally. 24 colour plates present.
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JOSEPHINE KEEPS HOUSE
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2125664
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

Buff paper-covered boards with cream cloth spine. Colour onlay to front cover. 8 exquisite colour plates plus 16 b/w illustrations. 64 pages. Damp/splash mark to top corner of front cover and along top of rear cover. Spine is grubby. Some foxing. All plates present.
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THE CHILDREN'S ROBIN HOOD
Written by F.H. Lee. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton; Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 2125160
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

One in the children's bookshelf series. 78 pages. Colour frontis by Aris. Retold by Lee. Some fading along cover edges. Ink stamp to front endpaper with transfer to front pastedown. Wrapper has corner cut from bottom of front flap; edge-creased with a few chips and nicks; faded to spine.
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COLLINS' CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Katharine Tynan; Christine Chaundler; Ethel Talbot; Katharine Oldmeadow; et al. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton; A.A. Dixon; Agnes Richardson; R. James Williams; et al..
Stock no. 2125067
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Almost very good condition.

Large format, cloth spine, front cover shows two children sledging, three stood behind. 5 colour plates plus 23 full page colour illustrations, b/w illustrations to text. 184 pages. First story is Chris's Knight by Tynan. Heavy bumping and wear along cover edges and to spine; some chipping. Fading to spine. Foxing to rear cover and throughout book.
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THE CHILDREN'S ROBIN HOOD
Written by F.H. Lee. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1816001
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial paper boards show Robin Hood kneeling before Maid Marion. Colour frontis (not by Appleton). B/w illustrations throughout. 62 pages. Spine faded and marked. Board edges rubbed and worn at corners. Page browning throughout. Browning to colour plate edges.
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